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Cities: Skylines mods removed from Steam after being accused of containing viruses

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Recently, a different modification of Cities: Skylinesthe strategic city management simulator, from Steam Workshop after being accused of containing it Malicious code, viruses, and even cryptocurrency are in the background.

While these accusations aren’t entirely accurate, the truth is that, as one of the depositors pointed out in the game’s subreddit, Network Accessories 3 y Harmony (Redesigned) It contained potentially dangerous code and even maliciously reduced game performance.


Capturing Cities: Skyscrapers. Source: Colossal Order


According to kjmci, the author of the Reddit post, it has been modified as Holy water chaos It was suspended after it was discovered that it was there within the codes of his edit An automatic update tool capable of introducing malware to subscribers’ computers. Estimated that they were More than 35,000 people are potentially exposed.

Modify, in addition to having this security breachAnd Deliberately lowering game performance including They were buggy when another competition mod was installed.

There was a lot of anxiety, even The developers of the game, Colossal Order, had to investigate the mods. to comfort many, They didn’t find anything serious, but they still asked to be removed from Steam Workshop.


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